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Advice On Settling Wrongful Death Claims in Nevada In January 2017 “Nevada Lawyer”

Mike Mills’ article on Settling Wrongful Death Claims in Nevada appeared in the January 2017 issue of the Nevada Lawyer magazine.  Mike was honored to join other legal scholars who covered important topics on Personal Injury Law in Nevada.  Check out Mike’s advice HERE. If you need additional information on this topic, please don’t hesitate to contact Michael C. Mills of Bauman, Loewe, Witt & Maxwell at 702-240-6060 x 114 or contact him by email at mmills@blwmlawfirm.com. … [Read more...]

Nevada Supreme Court Upholds Verdict Finding Right-Of-Way Violator Only 25% At Fault

The traffic light at the intersection of Sahara and Fort Apache was green for east-west travel. Raymond Yeghiazarian, travelling westbound, wanted to turn left on a permissive green ball. Heading eastbound in his patrol car was LVMPD Officer Jared Wicks. Running without lights or siren, Officer Wicks was travelling faster than the posted speed limit of 45 mph. Yeghiazarian made his left turn in front the oncoming Officer.  The two collided in the intersection. Yeghiazarian suffered severe … [Read more...]

LexisNexis Names Nevada Insurance Law As A Top Insurance Law Blog For 2011

The Advisory Board of the LexisNexis Insurance Law Community has selected Mills & Associates' Nevada Insurance Law as one of the nation’s Top Insurance Law Blogs for 2011.  The Advisory Board described what it saw in the winning blogs. The Top Blogs contain some of the best writing out there on insurance law.  They contain a wealth of information for the insurance law community with timely news items, practical information, expert analysis, practice tips, frequent postings, and helpful … [Read more...]

Got Questions?

These posts on the Mills & Associates Nevada Insurance Law blog are published to provide useful insights on Nevada insurance law to our clients and other subscribers. Many times the topics are suggested by recent case law, or issues raised by litigation. As part of our ongoing effort to provide both timely and helpful information, we invite all our readers to submit issues which they would like to see addressed in future blog posts. Likewise, please submit questions concerning prior … [Read more...]

Wrongful Death In Nevada

America’s legal system was built upon the precedents of Old English Common Law. The Common Law legal system did not allow claims for wrongful death. In Old England, if a working man was run over and killed by a negligent cart driver, the dead man’s family could not sue for compensation caused by the death. However, if the man were run over but did not die, he could bring suit, and collect money damages. Over the years, the injustice of this situation was recognized and addressed. Statutes were … [Read more...]